Voters in the Island Park School District on Tuesday voted to approve officials' proposed $40.3 million budget for the 2019-20 school year, and also showed support for an incumbent trustee who ran unopposed for the Board of Education.
An NYPD officer from Oceanside is charged with allegedly asking her boyfriend to help her hire a hitman to murder her ex-husband and an underage girl, according to law enforcement officials.
Town of Hempstead officials voted 6 to 1 on May 7 to approve the site plan for a $60 million, 230-unit Rockaway Avenue apartment complex. The project has met with strong opposition from many residents.
The Sunrise Association broke ground on its new, international headquarters on May 5, next door to where it began enhancing the lives of children with cancer and their families in Oceanside.
“Stop LIPA now! Stop LIPA now!” Island Park residents chanted on the corner of Long Beach and McCarthy roads on Sunday. At the site of the Long Island Power Authority’s E.F. Barrett Generation Station, they rallied against LIPA’s efforts to reduce its property taxes on the plant, and three other plants on Long Island, which would significantly raise residents’ taxes in the communities that host them.
For the second straight year, the Oceanside boys’ lacrosse season ended at Port Washington.
St. Anthony’s Catholic Church is hosting its 50th annual feast and family 5K fun run on June 8.
Of all places to get its bats going after producing double digits in runs in just one of its previous five softball games, Oceanside couldn’t have picked a better place than East Meadow.
Representatives of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce and the Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism Association presented “A business opportunity: Hiring persons with asperger syndrome and autism” at the Oceanside Library on April 25.
The Oceanside Lutheran Church hosts a weekly charity quilting circle on Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m., during which quilts are made to eventually be distributed throughout the world.
The Week Ahead
Join Oceanside Lutheran Church at its monthly game and dessert night on May 25 at 7 p.m.
Oceanside and Island Park will each host Memorial Day parades.
Dine in or take out at Outback Steakhouse in Island Park on May 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. to support your local Kiwanis Clubs.
A letter to the Editor from Island Park Mayor Michael McGinty regarding the Long Island Power Authority tax challenge.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Nassau County Police Department.